AUA Medical School News

Find out the latest about AUA. Read about new articulation agreements, approvals and accreditations, student and faculty success, campus events, and much more! Some popular articles from our news section: AUA Signs MOU with the University of Southampton, AUA Opens Medical Clinical On Campus, AUA Hosts Third Annual Men’s Health Day, Earn a Healthcare MBA Alongside Your MD, American University of Antigua Signs Landmark Clinical Clerkship Agreement with Florida International University, AUA Student Wins First Place at AAFP Conference, Campus Expansion, AUA Student Published by American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Medical Board of California Recognizes AUA College of Medicine.


AUA Praised for Diversity by Former Congressman

Among Caribbean medical schools, AUA was highlighted by former Congressman Ed Towns in the New York Amsterdam News for its diversity and creating more opportunities for black doctors. Check out the article here:

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Dr. David Schwartzberg (Class of 2011): The Anatomy of a Surgeon

As a Junior Chief General Surgery Resident at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. David Schwartzberg runs an entire surgical team either at the Manhattan VA Hospital, Bellevue Hospital or NYU Tisch Hospital. Every day, he makes decisions impacting patient’s lives by managing their pre- and post- operative care and with his attendings, performing some of… Read More…


AUA Student to be Recognized by SNMA

Jessica Thomas, an American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine student, will be nationally recognized as a Future Leadership Project (FLP) Fellow at the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) 2016 Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC). When thinking about joining a healthcare career, Jessica decided to become a physician since she takes particular delight in… Read More…


AUA Forms Advisory Board

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine has formed an Advisory Board that will advise and consult AUA’s senior administration and board of trustees on fulfilling AUA’s mission to providing a learner-centric education of the highest quality, granting opportunities to underrepresented minorities, fostering a diverse academic community, and ensuring that its graduates develop the skills… Read More…


AUA Sponsors Diabetes Health Awareness Fair

On November 7, American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine sponsored a Diabetes Health Awareness Fair at the Epicurean supermarket. The fair demonstrated the importance of finding balance in the proper management of diabetes. More than 60 people attended the fair. AUA medical student Mary Peters, a member of the Antigua Federation of Medical… Read More…


AUA Hosts First Research Day of Fall 2015

On September 8th, the first Research Day of the Fall 2015 semester was held on AUA’s campus. Research Day was originally launched in 2005 by Dr. Olusegun Dipeolu to showcase research by Basic Sciences and clinical students. In the last few years, the event has included research presentations by renowned international speakers as well. This Research… Read More…


AUA Donates Books to Antigua & Barbuda National Library

On September 22, AUA donated more than 300 scholarly Psychology books to the National Public Library of Antigua & Barbuda. The books were presented by Dr. Robert Mallin and Dr. Majid Pathan and were received by the Minister of Education, Science, and Technology Mr. Michael Browne and Director of the National Public Library Mrs. Rryllis… Read More…

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APA Awards Presidential Citation to AUA Professor

Professor and Chair of the Behavior and Neuroscience Department Danny Wedding, PhD, MPH earned the Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association (APA). Only four of these distinctions are awarded every year. Dr. Wedding is the only psychologist to have been both a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow and an APA Congressional Science Fellow,… Read More…


AUA Hosts Athletic Health Fair for Antiguan Community

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine hosted its second Athletic Health Fair, sponsored by AUA’s Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG), on September 26th. EMIG members and faculty examined local athletes, provided comprehensive health screenings of blood glucose, BMI, flexibility, heart rate, and administered spirometry tests (measuring lung capacity), cardiovascular and respiratory exams, and Electrocardiograms. Participants were also… Read More…


AUA Hosts Workshop for Obesity Awareness Day

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine clubs the Pediatrics Interest Group and the Psychology Interest Group organized a workshop for children from Cedar Grove Primary School to commemorate Obesity Awareness Day. Principal of the Cedar Grove Primary School, Angella James, suggested that the workshop will help our youth to make healthier choices and,… Read More…